If the words rhyme, the children will jump like frogs; however, if the words do not rhyme, the children stand still. If you remember, he was our Author of the Month in January.
I will still be reading it to you, but there are some extra details added. I like to read this story in the springtime because we are beginning to see and hear these animals near our school. Do you remember the names of any of his characters?
When I tell them to release, they will give a choral response. What did we see on the playground? See if we have any of the same animals.
They will "blow" their answers into their hands. If the words rhyme, we will spring up like frogs, but if the words do not rhyme, we will pretend we are sitting on our logs.
I wonder which of you recognize our author? The first time through the story, we listen for enjoyment. I will explain that I have chosen this book because many of the animals within the story are born or become visible in the spring. I will say two words.
I will read through the story once just for you to enjoy the rhythm and rhyme, but the second time through, I am going to do something different. We will be playing a game where we pretend we are frogs. As we find words that rhyme, we will add them to our list. The second time, instead of reading through the book, we will be viewing a Prezi presentation that I created to retell the story.
Remember last week when we looked out of our classroom window? The field at the back of our school is a little like the meadow we will hear about in our story today. Hook 10 minutes As the class gathers on the rug, students will be introduced to a game where they need to distinguish whether two words rhyme or not.
This activity allows me the opportunity to make a quick visual note about which children have an understanding of the concept, to rhyme. What are some of the other animals that we are beginning to see and hear?Over in the Meadow is a repetitious story.
Using repetitious stories with preschoolers can have many positive effects on the language development of young preschoolers.
Over in the Meadow on the First Day of School Feelings Worksheet Over in the Meadow on the First Day of School is a song tale ebook in which the animals in the meadow are preparing for their first day back in the little red schoolhouse. Common Core standards for Kindergarten and 1st grades included.
These activities go along with the folk song Over in the Meadow.
You can find the verses online. (I found them at ultimedescente.com) This 22 page package includes 3 literacy center activities! /5(18). Arts-&-Crafts Activities; Animated Videos; Barefoot Book Club; Birthday E-card Planet Protector Superhero Cuffs. The Yoga Planet deck gives us lots of ideas for getting in tune with and protecting our world.
You can also decorate your own superhero cuffs and pledge to become a Planet Protector! Over in the Meadow Grow a Paper Tulip. Over in the Meadow Lesson Plan. Students act out movements depicted in the book by Ezra Jack Keats.
By Jeremy Brunaccioni. Use these activities and lessons to introduce students to Keats's work. Over in the Garden By. Kenneth Spengler, Jennifer Ward. Grade. PreK This Over in the Meadow Lesson Plan Activities & Project is suitable for Pre-K - 2nd Grade.
Get young learners on their feet and moving around with this fun activity for the children's book Over in the Meadow by Ezra Jack Keats. During an initial reading of the story, the teacher stops and introduces students to a series of movements that .Download